The Business Style Handbook is an ambitious undertaking--an effort to
create the authoritative and comprehensive guide to correct spelling,
punctuation, capitalization, word usage and e-etiquette for informed
business writing. Five opening chapters offer tips for clear and effective
writing. More than 200 pages of A-Z entries follow.
It has new terms, particularly business and high-tech terms, you won't
find, at least without difficulty. in your standard references.... The
entries are short and clear.
An excellent read. No other book covers this topic with greater clarity and scope, presented by lively and intelligent authors of tremendous expertise.
"When you write, your credibility is on the line. Good writing matters. Read
this [book] before you write."
This user-friendly style guide is a must-have for every professional's library. The first section of the book offers practical advice to those of us who write on the job. Learn surprising statistics on business writing and pick up some useful pointers you can start applying today. The "A-to-Z Entries" found in the second half of the book will prove to be a useful reference for your everyday writing.
Appearances, at least in the realm of writing, do matter. Your style, professionalism and even creativeness will be judged within the first few words on the page. Unfortunately, a glaring mistake can overshadow even the most creative masterpiece following that mistake. Avoid those pitfalls and mistakes by preparing yourself ahead of time. Get this guide and learn what you need to know.
For many of us, business writing can be a stumbling block on the road to professional success. Fortunately, you can keep a number of excellent references handy to help you become the office Hemingway. These include The Business Style Handbook.
The Business Style Handbook, in particular for business
communication, is a valuable addition to any company's arsenal of business
resources. Miami Herald
We like this book because it is the first usage guide we've
found that has an entry for "investor relations." We also like
it because it is filled with business-focused guidance unlike
any other usage guide. Written in plain English, it covers
usage, grammar, punctuation, spelling and style. Even the best
writers among us will appreciate its value.
National Investor Relations Institute
A style guide for business writing, this book contains approximately 1,200 alphabetized entries on grammar, usage, punctuation, spelling, and style. It also reports results of a survey of corporate material from Fortune 500 companies, arguing for standards, explaining the importance of style, providing advice on effective writing, and offering guidelines for email. The authors are business writers and editors. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)